Steven Mather
Litigation Lawyer

Steven qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and has specialised as a civil litigation and commercial solicitor. Most recently, Steven was Head of Litigation an award-winning Leicestershire high street practice.

Steven is an experienced recommended and approachable solicitor and mediator.

Background

Steven trained and qualified at a (then new) niche commercial practice acting for corporates like Next Plc and UK Mail. He helped grow the firm’s litigation department before deciding to leave the law to set up a number of non-legal businesses. He also trained to be a commercial mediator.

After a year out, Steven joined a leading high street practice and quickly became a Partner, heading up a team of up to 6 fee earners.

In 2014 Steven was featured as The Times Lawyer of the Week for work done on multi-million-pound complex interest rate hedging claims against Banks. He was also runner up for Leicestershire Solicitor of the Year. Steven has been featured in various local media for his expertise.

His typical client is a small to medium sized business which wants expertise, personal service and good value. He does however act for PLCs and sole proprietor businesses as well as individuals. His business experience allows Steven to give pragmatic and commercial advice as well as great legal advice. He’s helped thousands of clients in disputes worth many millions of pounds.

Even though he is vastly experienced, Steven is recommended for the personable approach he takes, dealing with matters robustly but compassionately with a touch of humour.

Areas of expertise

Steven has incredibly wide experience in litigation/disputes, employment law and commercial matters. It’s likely he’s dealt with a dispute like yours in the past. General areas of specialism include:

Litigation:

  • – Contested Probate
  • – Contract disputes
  • – Debt collection
  • – Intellectual Property
  • – Property disputes eg boundary, right of way
  • – Property ownership disputes
  • – Landlord and tenant disputes
  • – Insolvency matters
  • – Shareholder disputes
  • – Professional negligence claims, particularly in financial services

Employment Law:

  • – Contracts and handbooks
  • – Redundancy
  • – Performance review
  • – Dismissals, including redundancy
  • – Defending Tribunal claims

Commercial Matters:

  • – Trademark Advice and Registration
  • – Commercial contracts
  • – Shareholders Agreements
  • – E-commerce/online legal documents
  • – Business purchases/sales

Interests

Outside of work, Steven loves nothing more than spending time with his wife and 2 children, fine dining, playing piano and creating music, and going to Church.

Telephone: 020 7504 7071 ext 32